KENT, Ohio (AP) - Trayion Durham ran for 107 yards and three touchdowns as Kent State extended its longest winning streak in 72 years to seven games by beating rival Akron 35-24 Saturday.
Kent State, 5-0 in the East Division of the Mid-American Conference, last won seven in a row in 1940.
Dri Archer gained 126 yards including a 30-yard touchdown run as the Golden Flashes rushed for 261 yards and five touchdowns overall to move to 8-1. That includes a 35-23 upset at then-No. 15 Rutgers a week ago.
Dalton Williams completed 30 of 41 passes for 312 yards for Akron, (1-9, 0-6) in coach Terry Bowden's first season. Williams went 12 for 13 including TDs of 13 and 21 yards to Jerrod Dillard in the first quarter as the Zips led 14-0.
|AKRON||Jerrod Dillard 13 yd pass from Dalton Williams (Robert Stein kick)|
|AKRON||Jerrod Dillard 21 yd pass from Dalton Williams (Robert Stein kick)|
|KENTST||Trayion Durham 1 yd run (Freddy Cortez kick)|
|AKRON||Jawon Chisholm 50 yd run (Robert Stein kick)|
|KENTST||Spencer Keith 4 yd run (Freddy Cortez kick)|
|AKRON||Robert Stein 32 yd FG|
|KENTST||Trayion Durham 6 yd run (Freddy Cortez kick)|
|KENTST||Dri Archer 30 yd run (Freddy Cortez kick)|
|KENTST||Trayion Durham 15 yd run (Freddy Cortez kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||8-16||3-11|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||1-2||2-2|
|Kick Return Yds||75||62|
|Punt Return Yds||4||0|
|Time of Poss.||31:4||28:56|
|AKRON: Jawon Chisholm 16-115, Conor Hundley 10-17, Quentin Hines 3-10, Imani Davis 1-5, Dalton Williams 2--17|
|KENTST: Dri Archer 11-126, Trayion Durham 24-107, Spencer Keith 5-28|
|AKRON: Dalton Williams 30-41-312-0, Team 0-1-0-0|
|KENTST: Spencer Keith 14-19-103-0|
|AKRON: Marquelo Suel 11-85, L.T. Smith 5-50, Jawon Chisholm 4-37, Dee Frieson 3-30, Keith Sconiers 2-46, Jerrod Dillard 2-34, Imani Davis 2-16, Tyler Williams 1-14|
|KENTST: Dri Archer 3-19, Chris Humphrey 2-20, Kyle Payton 2-20, Tim Erjavec 2-16, Eric Adeyemi 2-6, Trayion Durham 1-13, Matthew Hurdle 1-6, Josh Boyle 1-3|
|Akron||7th Mid American East||0-8||1-11|
|Kent State||1st Mid American East||8-1||11-3|